Chief of Party II, Youth Workforce Development, El Salvador
This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. In Central America, CRS has over a decade of experience reaching at-risk youth with innovative, evidence-based methodologies to improve their livelihoods, education, and psychosocial outcomes. With more than 50 years of ongoing presence in El Salvador, CRS is committed to sustainable solutions that prioritize local partners and leverage the public and private sector to achieve meaningful impact at scale.
CRS is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID funded youth workforce development activity in El Salvador. The position is based in San Salvador, El Salvador and is anticipated to start in 2021. The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall technical vision and administrative leadership and expertise for this activity. The Chief of Party’s strategic leadership, adaptive management approach and technical knowledge will ensure the delivery of high-quality programming to meet stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he will coordinate award management and implementation tasks, including coordination among USAID, key stakeholders and other implementing partners, and liaise with USAID on management and technical matters.
- Master’s degree in International Development, International Relations or a relevant technical area. PhD preferred.
- 10 or more years’ relevant management and technical experience.
- 7 years’ experience managing donor funds, including multi country grants. Excellent knowledge and experience in budget management.
- 5 years of staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment. Experience coaching and mentoring senior program staff.
Salvadoran nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.